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United States. ArmyOccupation Soldier (1946)

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"This film stresses the job of the occupation soldier in Germany, with emphasis on a '"be firm -- but fair" policy. This film depicts the problems facing the soldier in Germany and offers a solution to the question of what attitude he should have...."
U.S. Army Orientation Film #22
National Archives Identifier: 36083

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This movie is part of the collection: WWII Archive

Producer: United States. Army
Audio/Visual: sound, black & white
Language: English
Keywords: Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany; WWII; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War II

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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Reviewer: DES_Toronto - 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars - May 11, 2013
Subject: addressed to U.S. soldiers, rather idealized about the occupation
This is a film shown to U.S. soldiers about to be sent to occupy Germany at the end of World War II. It is mostly common sense advice about "educating" Germans for democracy. We of later generations who watch it will find nothing of the dark side of the occupation, of its harshness, the enforced hunger, the terrible displacement of populations, and the Nazis who were allowed to slip through the cracks because they were useful. It should be supplemented with some reading about this period.